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2009 Toyota Prius Recalls

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Most Recent 2009 Toyota Prius Recall

On January 16, 2013, Toyota recalled 3,235 Toyota Prius. Southeast toyota distributors, llc (set) is recalling certain models interspersed through model years 2009 through 2013 as follows: model year 2009-2012 tacoma, 4runner, camry, camry hybrid, prius, and rav4; model year 2009-2010 avalon, fj cruiser, and highlander hybrid; model year 2010-2013 model year corolla, sienna and tundra; model year 2009-2013 highlander and venza; model year 2012 prius v; and model year 2010-2012 sequoia. during modification by set to include accessories such as leather seat covers, seat heaters or headrest dvd systems, these vehicles may not have had the passenger seat occupant sensing system calibration tested. without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed.
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2009 Toyota Prius Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 16, 2013

Vehicles that had added on seat accessories such as seat cover installation, seat heaters or headrest DVD systems may not have had proper calibration procedures performed to properly operate the occupant sensing system of the passenger seat. This may result in the passenger front air bag being inadvertently deactivated, increasing risk of injury in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota began notifying known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2013. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 14, 2012

A portion of the shaft connecting the steering wheel to the steering rack may wear, causing looseness or possibly a complete loss of steering.

Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in December of 2012. If you are experiencing looseness in the steering, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your Toyota dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 14, 2012

The water pump may fail prematurely resulting in an overheating or stalling condition.

Toyota has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you are experiencing symptoms as outlined above, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010
Southeast toyota is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 passenger vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 110, "tire selection and rims." these vehicles were sold between september 1, 2005 and june 2, 2008 without the requisite load carrying capacity modification labels.
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010

The load carrying capacity modification label may be missing.

This could be considered a medium priority recall; this would change to high if your vehicle is subject to carrying heavy loads. Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

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